WORLD’S LARGEST CONVENIENCE RETAILER INTRODUCES VCOM(TM) FINANCIAL SERVICES KIOSKS

WORLD’S LARGEST CONVENIENCE RETAILER INTRODUCES VCOM(TM) FINANCIAL SERVICES KIOSKS



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ADVISORY for Wednesday, December 11, 2002

WHAT:

A demonstration of 7-Eleven, Inc.’s Vcom(TM), a new, one-of-a-kind self-service financial transaction kiosk available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, which is now installed in selected Miami and Ft. Lauderdale 7-Eleven stores. Vcom(TM) is unique in the world of kiosks because of the variety of offerings on a single machine. Currently, customers can conduct American Express ATM transactions, purchase Western Union money orders and money transfers, pay bills through Western Union’s Quick Collect(TM) payment service and cash checks through Certegy Check Services(SM). The company anticipates Vcom(TM) will later offer online shopping, telecommunications, car insurance, loan and credit services, deposit capability, event ticketing, travel directions and road maps. Vcom(TM) kiosks are being installed in more than 40 7-Eleven stores in the Miami/Ft. Lauderdale area.

WHEN:

Dec. 11, 2002

Demonstrations and spokespersons available 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE:

7-Eleven store location at 747 Hallandale Beach Blvd.

Hallandale, 33309

Phone: (954) 458-2213

WHO:

Rafael Sarmiento, field consultant, 7-Eleven stores, Florida

Jay Giesen, managing director of Vcom, 7-Eleven, Dallas

Leah Halverson, marketing manager, Vcom, 7-Eleven, Dallas

VISUALS:

–Demonstration of how the machine operates

–Interviews with Florida 7-Eleven management and representatives from 7-Eleven, Inc.’s Dallas, Texas, headquarters Vcom team

–Photo opportunities of customers using the machine’s self-serve check-cashing and other services

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CONTACT:

7-Eleven, Inc.

Margaret Chabris, (214) 828-7345

or

Susan Hamburg PR

Susan Hamburg, (407) 898-7825

WORLD’S LARGEST CONVENIENCE RETAILER INTRODUCES VCOM(TM) FINANCIAL SERVICES KIOSKS